Halloween is coming! The GTA begins their celebrations early, with spooky fun on trains, in the forest, and through the pumpkin patch. See what’s happening for kids and families this weekend, October 19–20, 2019.
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Top Picks This Weekend
Here are our favourite things coming up for kids and families this weekend in the Greater Toronto Area.
Bala Cranberry Festival
BALA • Friday to Sunday
Celebrate the humble cranberry with delicious cranberry food and drink, live entertainment, kids activities, and arts and crafts. Event website.
RICHMOND HILL • Friday to October 26
Take a spooky evening walk through the forest, explore a haunted house, warm by the bonfire and listen to scary stories. Event website.
MILTON • Saturday
Dress up and wander the haunted streetcar barn and take a creepy trip back in time on some vintage streetcars, then enjoy some scary snacks. Event website.
Halloween Train Experience
STOUFFVILLE & UXBRIDGE • Saturday and Sunday
Wear your Halloween costume on this scary heritage train ride and enjoy some on-board entertainment.Event website.
Mississauga Comic Expo
MISSISSAUGA • Saturday
Comic book fans will love this chance to meet their favourite artists and writers, enjoy board game demos, and discover the latest graphic novel. Event website.
BOWMANVILLE • Saturday
If you love apples, you can’t miss Bowmanville’s Apple Festival. Check out the local apple growers who proudly offer up a wide variety of fresh picked apples and other goodies including fresh-pressed apple cider, homemade apple pies and crisps, candy and caramel apples, cider donuts, and so much more. Event website.
AJAX • Saturday
Welcome to Pumpkinville, with horse-drawn wagon rides, a pumpkin patch, inflatables, live entertainment, and fun activities. Event website.